Prep baseball roundup: Toler, Point Pleasant rally for 7-6 victory over Hoover
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- It looked as though the Herbert Hoover baseball team was going to get a come-from-behind victory Monday night, scoring four runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to take a two-run lead.
However, Point Pleasant rallied, scoring three runs in the top of the seventh to earn a 7-6 victory over the Huskies on the road, sending Hoover (21-2) to just its second loss of the season.
The Big Blacks got a huge two-out hit to right field in the seventh inning, and an error allowed the tying and winning runs to score for Point Pleasant (16-9).
Austin Toler and Evan Porter drove in two runs each for the Big Blacks.
Sean Craze had two RBI to lead Hoover, who couldn't take advantage of six Point Pleasant errors.
Sissonville 8, Buffalo 3 - The Indians broke open a close game by scoring three runs in the sixth inning and two more in the seventh to earn the road win.
Four different players had two hits apiece for Sissonville.
For Buffalo (7-11), Aaron Lewis drove in a run.
South Charleston 10, George Washington 7 - The Black Eagles (13-10) trailed 6-1 after three innings but stormed back to claim the road win.
Cole Lanier had three hits and two RBI, while Austin Santrock, Antonio Brown and Jonathan Pauley had two hits apiece. Santrock had three RBI, with Pauley adding a pair of RBI.
For GW (17-10), Jeff Wong had two hits, including a homer and three RBI, followed by Garrett Vogelbach with a double and two RBI.
Winfield 5, Princeton 2 - The Generals plated five runs in the second inning and held on for the home win.
Josh Bumgarner (6-3) picked up the complete-game win for the Generals (11-15), limiting the Tigers to just four singles.
Brandon Wright and Brian Bosley each had two hits, including a double for Winfield. Wright also knocked in a pair of runs.
For Princeton (13-9), Ian Southcott had two hits.
Nitro 5, St. Albans 1 - Matthew Harrison tossed a complete-game four-hitter to lead the Wildcats (16-10) on the road over the Red Dragons (17-9).
Ethan Clark and Jacob Bradley had two hits apiece for Nitro, while Eric Keller had a double and two RBI.